Be Bop Deluxe: Axe Victim: Expanded & Remastered Edition (Incl. DVD)

Be Bop Deluxe: Axe Victim: Expanded & Remastered Edition (Incl. DVD)
Title: Axe Victim: Expanded & Remastered Edition (Incl. DVD)
Label: Esoteric

Limited four disc (three CDs + NTSC/Region 0 DVD). Features an additional 41 bonus tracks drawn from stunning new 5. 1 surround sound and stereo mixes of the album from the original multi-track tapes by award winning engineer Stephen W. Tayler, along with two complete BBC Radio One sessions from November 1973 and May 1974, both sides of the rare Smile Records single 'Teenage Archangel' b/w 'Jets at Dawn' released by the band in 1973 prior to being signed to EMI. Also included is the complete previously unreleased Be Bop Deluxe audition session for Decca Records from December 1973 (mixed from the original 16 track tapes by Stephen W Tayler) and previously unreleased out-takes from the original album sessions. Digitally remastered and expanded edition of Axe Victim, the legendary 1974 debut album by Be Bop Deluxe. Recorded in the Spring of 1974 at several studios in London, Axe Victim was released by EMI's Harvest label in June 1974 to much critical praise and introduced Be Bop Deluxe to the record buying public. Axe Victim was a fine debut and was championed by DJ John Peel. Although Bill Nelson was still finding his creative feet, Axe Victim featured some fine material including the classic Adventures in a Yorkshire Landscape, along with other fine material such as 'Night Creatures', 'Third Floor Heaven' (which featured Babe Ruth vocalist Jenny Haan guesting), 'Jets at Dawn' and the superb 'Darkness (L'Immoraliste)'.

1.1 Axe Victim
1.2 Love Is Swift Arrows
1.3 Jet Silver ; The Dolls Of Venus
1.4 Third Floor Heaven
1.5 Night Creatures
1.6 Rocket Cathedrals
1.7 Adventures In A Yorkshire Landscape
1.8 Jets At Dawn
1.9 No Trains To Heaven
1.10 Darkness (L’immoraliste)
1.11 Teenage Archangel (1973 Single)
1.12 Jets At Dawn (1973 Single Version)
1.13 No Trains To Heaven
1.14 (First Mix) (Previously Unreleased)
1.15 Axe Victim (Album Version - First Mix) (Previously Unreleased)
2.1 Axe Victim
2.2 Love Is Swift Arrows
2.3 Jet Silver ; The Dolls Of Venus
2.4 Third Floor Heaven
2.5 Night Creatures
2.6 Rocket Cathedrals
2.7 Adventures In A Yorkshire Landscape
2.8 Jets At Dawn (Full Version)
2.9 No Trains To Heaven
2.10 Darkness (L’immoraliste)
2.11 Axe Victim (First Version)(Previously Unreleased)
2.12 Night Creatures (Spoken Word Version) (Previously Unreleased)
2.13 Rocket Cathedrals (First Version) (Previously Unreleased)
3.1 Axe Victim (Bbc Session November 1973)(Previously Unreleased)
3.2 Bluesy Ruby (Bbc Session November 1973)(Previously Unreleased)
3.3 Tomorrow The World (Bbc Session November 1973)(Previously Unreleased)
3.4 The Decca Session – 13th December 1973:
3.5 Axe Victim (Decca Session 1973)(Previously Unreleased)
3.6 I’ll Be Your Vampire (Decca Session 1973)(Previously Unreleased)
3.7 Adventures In A Yorkshire Landscape(Decca Session 1973)(Previously Unreleased)
3.8 Bluesy Ruby (Decca Session 1973)(Previously Unreleased)
3.9 Third Floor Heaven (Bbc Session May 1974)
3.10 Mill Street Junction (Bbc Session May 1974)
3.11 15th Of July (Invisibles)(Bbc Session May 1974)
4.1 Axe Victim (5.1 Surround Mix)
4.2 Love Is Swift Arrows (5.1 Surround Mix)
4.3 Jet Silver ; The Dolls Of Venus (5.1 Surround Mix)
4.4 Third Floor Heaven (5.1 Surround Mix)
4.5 Night Creatures (5.1 Surround Mix)
4.6 Rocket Cathedrals (5.1 Surround Mix)
4.7 Adventures In A Yorkshire Landscape(5.1 Surround Mix)
4.8 Jets At Dawn (Full Version) (5.1 Surround Mix)
4.9 No Trains To Heaven (5.1 Surround Mix)
4.10 Darkness (L’immoraliste) (5.1 Surround Mix)
4.11 Axe Victim (First Version)
4.12 (Previously Unreleased) (5.1 Surround Mix)
4.13 Night Creatures (Spoken Word Version) (Previously Unreleased) (5.1 Surround Mix)
4.14 Rocket Cathedrals (First Version) (Previously Unreleased) (5.1 Surround Mix)
4.15 Adventures In A Yorkshire Landscape(Bbc Session May 1974)

Be Bop Deluxe: Axe Victim: Expanded & Remastered Edition (Incl. DVD)

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